American Dream Builders

2014, TV Show

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VIDEO: American Dream Builders: Vanessa's Bed

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American Dream Builders: Vanessa's Bed
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Length: 00:39
Posted: 12/26/2014

Vanessa's bedroom has potential but one of the judges is having a hard time understanding why she covered up a window when that's what being out in the woods is all about. watch

VIDEO: American Dream Builders: Season 1

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American Dream Builders: Season 1
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Length: 00:54
Posted: 12/26/2014

Showcasing the talents of the most accomplished designers and home builders in the country, "American Dream Builders" will pit 12 worthy contestants against one another in a high-stakes competition designed to push everyone's creative reach. The show will celebrate creativity and style while revealing magazine-worthy home transformations. With each weekly episode, two teams will take on a brand new project and be asked to redesign and renovate the space from the inside out - all in a matter of days. From Spanish to Tudor to midcentury modern, the designers will be expected to produce sweeping home renovations that bring a fresh, modern sensibility while remaining true to the home's innate charm and design characteristics. Joining Berkus on the show as judges are Eddie George and interior design expert Monica Pedersen. watch

VIDEO: American Dream Builders: Clip 3

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American Dream Builders: Clip 3
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Length: 01:05
Posted: 12/26/2014

Jay breaks down because he misses his family. watch

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Nate Berkus Marries Jeremiah Brent

American Dream Builders host Nate Berkus is officially off the market.

Berkus, 42, married his partner Jeremiah Brent, 29, in an elaborate ceremony at the New York Public Library Saturday, People reports. read more

Ratings: Walking Dead Finale Sets Record; Good Wife Up

The Walking Dead set a new finale ratings record Sunday.

The Season 4 closer drew 15.7 million viewers, with 10.2 million in the adults 18-to-49 demographic. Though the figures are down from the show's all-time high (16.1 million and 10.4 million for its Season 4 premiere), the fourth ...
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Ratings: Good Wife Up; Believe, Crisis Drop

CBS topped Sunday with a March Madness-boosted lineup.

Pending adjustments for the 41-minute delay, The Amazing Race All-Stars held steady with 9.1 million viewers and a 1.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, while The Good Wife's shocking episode (8.9 million, 1.5) grew two tenths. The Mentalist (7.9 million, 1.2), which didn't ...
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Weekend TV: Dream Builders, Resurrection, Girls Finale

In what initially comes off as a Habitat for Inhumanity — fueled by reality-competition juices that upstage the do-gooder impulse of neighborhood home renovation — NBC's derivative American Dream Builders takes its visual cues from Extreme Makeover Home Edition (airing in that show's old time period, Sundays at 8/7c), complete with an elaborate weekly reveal, although the only bus here is the one the contestants repeatedly throw each other under. Dream Builders' emotional dynamic is more attuned to Celebrity Apprentice in its nightmare blueprint of clashing egos getting in the way of a job well done.

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Exclusive First Look: Nate Berkus Inspires on American Dream Builders

NBC's new reality show American Dream Builders puts a spin on the home makeover TV genre.

While the series has all the feel-good inspiration we've come to expect of the genre, American Dream Builders ups the drama by pitting dueling teams of designers against each other in a competition to give two families their dream homes. As people are eliminated each week, the teams grow smaller, forcing the remaining players to take on even more responsibility.

"We are changing the lives of these families. We are changing the way they think about themselves by waking up in a beautiful home that's been designed exactly how they want to live," host Nate Berkus says in this exclusive first look.

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Season 1, Episode 10
After nine weeks and 19 renovations, the final two designers meet their final challenge. In...
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Season 1, Episode 9
The competition is at an all-time high with the finale just one week away. The remaining four...
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Premiered: March 23, 2014, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Designers, builders, architects and landscapers take on extreme home renovations in this reality competition hosted by Nate Berkus.

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